Category Archives: Misc

How to mix up Dukoral

Here’s a video we made that gives some background information and how to mix up a dose of Dukoral. If you are looking for some additional information about whether Dukoral is right for you, check out this blog post: Is Dukoral Worth Taking Before My Trip?
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Polaris Travel Clinic donates $1 for every flu shot given to Airdrie Health Foundation

Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy is proud to announce they will be donating $1 to the Airdrie Health Foundation for every flu vaccine they administer at their clinic until November 15, 2016. “There are a lot of places you can get your flu shot in the community,” says Jason Kmet, owner/pharmacist at Polaris. “At Polaris, Continue Reading
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2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil

The 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in Brazil from August 5 through August 21. Events will be held in 6 different cities (Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Brasilia, and Manaus); Rio will be the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics. If you are planning on traveling to Brazil Continue Reading
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Zika virus update

We have been asked a lot of questions about Zika virus, which has been in the news.  Here is some general information about Zika virus. What Is Zika Virus? Zika virus infection is spread by mosquitoes and is caused by a virus closely related to dengue, West Nile virus, and Japanese encephalitis. Less commonly, the virus Continue Reading
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Free Flu Shots available Tuesday, October 20

The provincial flu vaccination program starts on Tuesday, October 20. We will be providing no charge flu shots as long as you provide us with your Alberta health care card. Our clinic in Airdrie will be open on Tuesday to accommodate the extra demand. We will be open from 9am to 5pm. We will accept Continue Reading
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Newsletter sign up

We are starting a monthly email newsletter.  To sign up, click here.  Our first newsletter will be available this week.
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Measles outbreak at Disneyland

MMR vaccine available at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie. A recent measles outbreak has been traced back to Disneyland in California.  There have been 70 reported cases so far.  California state officials have advised if you have not been vaccinated for measles that you should consider avoiding the theme park for now. Alberta Health Continue Reading
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Pharmacy Student Summer Job 2015

Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy is a pharmacy/travel clinic located in Airdrie. We are now accepting applications for a pharmacy student for the summer. Our pharmacy focuses on travel health. Pharmacists with travel health training, additional prescribing authority, and their immunization certification see patients in advance of their travel. They provide consultations, immunizations, prescriptions and Continue Reading
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